'Dr Pimple Popper': Who is Dr Sanusi Umar? Dr Sandra Lee seeks dermatologist's help for acne case beyond her expertise

Thanks to all his research in the field of infectious diseases he was invited to present at the International AIDS Conference in Geneva


                            'Dr Pimple Popper': Who is Dr Sanusi Umar? Dr Sandra Lee seeks dermatologist's help for acne case beyond her expertise
Dr Sanusi Umar (TLC)

Dr Sanusi Umar was born and graduated in Nigeria. After completing an internship at a hospital in Namibia and moving to the US, he trained in dermatology at UCLA, Los Angeles as well as at New York University. Thanks to all his research in the field of infectious diseases he was invited to present at the International AIDS Conference in Geneva. His decision to dedicate himself to the world of hair transplantation derived from a personal experience: he underwent a hair transplantation surgery but was not at all satisfied with the result. 

His goal was to find a solution to help other people who found themselves in the same situation. He dedicated over two years to the study and design of more successful tools in order to perform less invasive FUE procedures. His studies led him to the creation of the UGraft procedure which requires no scalpel, stitches, or strip surgery. Furthermore, this procedure also allows the use of body hair (BHT- Body Hair Transplant) thus increasing the amount of transplantable hair.

Dr Umar appeared on the latest episode of ‘Dr Pimple Popper’ when Dr Sandra Lee found herself stumped with Reginald's case of acne keloidalis nuchae that he had all over the back of his head. Dr Lee was not ashamed to accept that it was beyond her expertise to operate on him and she wouldn’t take any risk to make it worse. She decided to enlist the help of fellow board-certified dermatologist Dr Umar. 



 

Dr Umar removed the whole chunk of cysts from the back of Regi’s head and attached “tension sutures” in the area. What he did was pull the skin of the scalp close enough when he made the cut but not stitch it completely. He left a little gap on the scalp and attached the tension sutures which would give a signal to the body to produce enough tissue to completely seal the area. 



 

Fans of the show were impressed with Dr Umar and his unique way of treating patients as they said, “They're definitely going to give Dr Umar his own show after this surgery. Wow this gap closing.” Another wrote, “The removal of this giant keloid was magical and disgusting at the same time.” 



 



 



 

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